Board of Trustees

New Dawn Charter Schools Board of Trustees Meeting Information

New Dawn Charter Schools Board Members serve a two-year term and are automatically nominated for another year term every June.

Due to the global pandemic, all Board meetings will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Board meetings are open to the public and we encourage our community to join us. Traditionally, our Board meets once a month.  Please see the information below for the next meeting date, agenda, and Zoom link.

New Dawn Charter Schools Board of Trustees Meeting: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Location: Zoom (link below)

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Executive Committee Meeting Agendas

Chair: Ronald Tabano

Ronald Tobano

Ronald Tabano has over 40 years of experience in education. Beginning his career as a 6th-grade teacher, he then moved into teaching social studies and English Language Arts at the middle and high school levels, and ultimately as an Assistant Principal. He then moved from the school environment to work for the community by creating job opportunities for struggling adolescents. He is a founding member of The Wildcat Academy, opened in 1992, The Second Opportunity School (SOS), which opened in 1997, and The New Beginnings School in 1999. Today, Mr. Tabano continues his work as CEO and Principal of The Wildcat Academy in New York City.

Secretary: Amit Bahl

Amit Bahl

Amit Bahl began his career at the High School of Art and Design as a Social Studies teacher and then at F.H. LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts. After 5 years of teaching, Amit relocated to the war-torn region of Kashmir, India to teach for 6 months. While there, he started a Model United Nations and a Student Government in the institution where he served. Upon his return from India, Amit joined the Heritage School in East Harlem as a Global History teacher and became the 9th Grade Team Leader. He then joined the East-West School of International Studies as a U.S. History teacher. While at the East-West School of International Studies, he served as Model United Nations Advisor, Data Specialist, Sustainability Coordinator, and School Leadership Team member. Mr. Bahl then became the founding Director of Operations at Urban Dove Team Charter Schools and transitioned into the role of Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and currently holds the role of School Leader at Urban Dove Team Charter Schools.

Treasurer: Katharine Urbati

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Member: Jane Y. Sun

Jane Y. Sun

Ms. Jane Y. Sun is the lead data engineer for The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) in NYC. Ms. Sun has designed software tools for schools that explain business rules and regulations and analytical priorities. She has provided an evaluation of data management policies, procedures and other documentation for software companies, the Federal Education Department, and the NYC DOE. She is a supportive advocate of school improvement through teacher evaluation and data analysis. She has experience with data-use training, software training, and setting growth targets for various schools. Ms. Sun oversees the supervision of data engineers within her company and has experience in quantitative analysis and SAS programming.

Member: Jonathan Carrington

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Member: Brian Baer

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Board Meeting Minutes Archives (2017-2020)